Beginners & Nursery Skiing
La Poya is a family-run ski area in Le Buet, near to Vallorcine.
- 2 drag lifts;
- 2 rope lifts;
- one green, one blue and one red piste;
- a snack bar serving hot-dogs, crêpes, drinks and other snacks;
- a lounging area;
Tel: +33 6 82 11 53 21
Website: www.la.poya.free.fr (see here for opening times and prices)
Intermediate & Advanced Skiing
Le Domaine Balme-Vallorcine/Le Tour is especially family-friendly, with wide, open pistes and forest runs, and a great number of blue runs.
While the Balme-Vallorcine side of the ski area offers ski pistes through the trees on the French-Swiss border, the Le Charamillon-Le Tour side (access via the village of Le Tour) offers wide, open pistes and great views of the Chamonix Valley. See the post Argentière Skiing for more details about this ski area.
Le Balme-Vallorcine télécabines
Tel: +33 4 50 53 22 75
Website: www.montblancnaturalresort.com (see the website for opening times, lift pass prices and pistes maps)
Ecole de Ski Français (ESF) de Vallorcine
See here for more details about Vallorcine ESF.